At the completion of the program, students are expected to be able to:
- Identify an individual's role within an organization as well as how each functional area affects and interacts within the entire organization and supporting organizations.
- Communicate effectively in both written and oral forms.
- Display professional, ethical, and legal behavior.
- Exhibit effective collaboration, decision making, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills.
- Perform job tasks using relevant technology.
- Apply supply chain management concepts included in the flow of material, information, and money from the point of origin to the point of consumption as well as reverse logistics.
- Maximize profitability by efficiently negotiating, planning, purchasing, and managing inventory.
- Improve internal and external customer service by effectively coordinating logistics activities.
- Develop a global perspective regarding supply chain management.
- Apply continuous improvement strategies to all aspects of supply chain management.
Supply chain management includes a broad range of occupational titles. Those listed below are commonly found in industry, but specific titles will vary according to each individual employer. With additional education and/or work experience, Supply Chain Management program graduates may have additional opportunities in managerial roles such as plant manager, operations manager, production manager, warehouse manager, purchasing manager, inventory manager, distribution manager, transportation manager, logistics manager, and supply chain manager, among others.
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Credit for Prior Learning
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Credit for prior learning gives you opportunities to earn credit for college-level knowledge that you have already acquired. This may be the result of work or volunteer experiences, certifications, apprenticeships, military training, extensive self-instruction, or professional development. Credit for Prior Learning affords you the opportunity to accelerate the completion of your educational goals.
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Supply Chain Management Courses that may have Credit for Prior Learning options: